Partners & Sponsors

Library and Archives at the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum

The Library and Archives at the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum [a not-for-profit 501(c)3] is dedicated to documenting and interpreting the history of country music and vernacular music with roots in the American south.  Our archives contain nearly 2 million sound recordings, instruments, moving images, photos, paper materials, and three dimensional objects which tell the story of this great music and the people who make it; it is the largest country music specific archive in the world.    All donations to Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum are are available for educational use and for researchers and scholars who study and interpret the history of country music for years to come.   These items are stored in temperature and humidity controlled conditions, ensuring the material is available to future generations to enjoy.  The Library and Archives at the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum receive Nashville Music Guide’s Radio Delivery Service Disc as well as the Magazine for Records. We are honored that they are supporting us and our efforts to promote Independent Artists.

http://countrymusichalloffame.org/

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Unsigned Only Music Competition

Unsigned Only is a unique international music competition geared toward solo artists, bands, and singers who are not signed to a major label record company. Unsigned Only is looking for an outstanding, talented performer… the “gem” of an artist waiting to be discovered. Unsigned Only has a highly esteemed judging panel, including recording artists such as Aimee Mann, Lydia Loveless, Montgomery Gentry, Delbert McClinton, Jack Ingram, and many more. In addition to $20,000 in cash and other great prizes, the Grand Prize winner will also receive one-on-one mentoring from high-profile music industry executives from some of the world’s top record labels. A total of $150,000 in cash and prizes will be spread out amongst all our winners. For more information and to enter, go to: 

http://www.unsignedonly.com

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International Songwriting Competition

The International Songwriting Competition (ISC) 

Now is your chance to enter what the NY Times calls “the songwriting competition to take note of,” and for a chance to share in over $150,000 in cash and prizes, including a Grand Prize of $25,000 cash and over $40,000 in prizes. Renowned for having the most prestigious judges of any music competition in the world, ISC’s judging panel is comprised of high-profile recording artists and influential music industry professionals. Judges for this year include: Tom Waits, Jeff Beck, Nas, Martina McBride, Bernie Taupin (Elton John Lyricist), Monte Lipman (President, Universal Republic), and many more.  For entry information & a complete list of judges, please visit:

http://www.songwritingcompetition.com

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www.NashvilleonFacebook.com

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Indie Connect is a live and online professional business club serving and supporting the independent music industry. Our membership includes singers, bands, musicians, songwriters, record labels, service providers (vocal coaches, instrument instructors etc.) and other industry professionals, (artist managers, booking agents, entertainment attorneys, etc.)  Our primary goal is to improve our members’ chances of success by providing practical direction and vital connections.

www.IndieConnect.com 

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New Media Edge, Nashville, TN

Social Media Strategy, Custom Sites, Content Campaigns, Killer Videos & Training.

www.NewMediaEdge.com

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Jump start your songwriter career today by becoming a member of Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI). NSAI is committed to protecting the rights and future of the profession of songwriting, and eager to educate, elevate, and celebrate the songwriter. NSAI – where dreams find direction.

www.nashvillesongwriters.com

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www.tcmrecordsnashville.com/

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More Links and Sponsors:

Film COM:  ttp://film-com.com/film-com-article-nashville-music-guide/

Music City Arts Update: http://www.musiccityartsupdate.com/